Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion
Former Roland Garros and Australian Open champion Mary Pierce touched base on wide range of topics such as level of women's tennis today, the unpredictability, rise of Coco Gauff and return of Kim Clijsters.
Francesca Schiavone did not provide any further details about the nature of her cancer diagnosis but said she was back in action following chemotherapy.
French Open 2019: Decline of claycourt specialists has led to puzzling change in the competitiveness at Roland Garros
The decline of claycourt specialists has brought about monopoly in the men's tournament and mayhem in the women's tournament at the French Open.
Monte Carlo Masters: Fabio Fognini breaks free from lackadaisical demeanour to emerge as massive threat to clay-courters
Fognini threw in his share of out-of-nowhere drop shots and tougher-than-they-needed-to-be volley winners, but his consistency was the single most important differentiating factor in securing the title
Australian Open 2018: US Open champion Sloane Stephens crashes out, Jelena Ostapenko enters 2nd round
US Open champion Sloane Stephens was the first big name casualty of the Australian Open on Monday, crashing out 2-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-2 to Zhang Shuai
Petra Kvitova was sidelined for six months after a knife-wielding burglar at her home left her with severe left hand injuries that threatened her career.
Luxembourg's Mandy Minella is playing at Wimbledon while four and a half months pregnant, it was reported Tuesday, as the 31-year-old prepares to join Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka as a tennis mum.
Here's a look at some of the off-court stories from French Open 2017:
Rafael Nadal brushed aside 45th-ranked Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 inside two hours in his first round at French Open 2017.
French Open 2017: Garbine Muguruza begins title defence with win, Caroline Wozniacki and Milos Raonic advance
Garbine Muguruza defeated Francesca Schiavone, who bid farewell to the tournament for the final time ahead of her retirement at the end of the year.
Germany's world-ranked 82 Mona Barthel clinched the WTA Prague clay-court title after stunning Czech home hope Kristyna Pliskova in three topsy-turvy sets on Saturday.
Kei Nishikori replaces Rafael Nadal in top 5, Marketa Vondrousova climbs 116 places in latest rankings
Kei Nishikori climbed two places to fifth in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday at the expense of Rafael Nadal, who slips to seventh.
Tennis roundup: Teen Marketa Vondrousova, Borna Coric win 1st titles; Steve Johnson downs Thomaz Bellucci
World number 233 Marketa Vondrousova, Croatia's Borna Coric, former Grand Slam champion Francesca Schiavone and American Steve Johnson were among the winners last week.
World number one Angelique Kerber shook off a slow start to defeat Italian veteran Francesca Schiavone 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the WTA tournament in Monterrey, Mexico.
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Angelique Kerber get their US Open campaigns under way Monday at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Elsewhere, Czech 19th seed Lucie Safarova lost 3-6, 0-6 in just 50 minutes to 86th ranked Kiki Bertens and Zvonareva wrapped up a 2-6, 7-6(3), 6-4 win against Mona Barthel.